Take Your Family on the MontCo Trail Challenge

By Betsy Natter Three Montgomery County agencies have partnered to sponsor the 2nd annual Montgomery County Trail Challenge, an outdoor initiative to encourage residents to get outdoors and explore the community via the county’s vast network of trails and parks. The County Health Department in cooperation with the County Planning Commission (MCPC), and the Parks, [...]

The Red Hill Band to Perform at Green Lane Park’s Amphitheater

Kick off Memorial Day weekend at Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park with the season’s first free outdoor concert featuring the Red Hill Band on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Bring a blanket or chair! The Red Hill band, organized in 1900 with only 22 members, is among the oldest active concert [...]

A Smokin’ Party Coming Soon: The Philly Cigar Festival

Attention cigar aficionados! The Philly Cigar Festival debuts on Saturday, June 3, 2017, featuring 30 of the finest premium cigar manufacturers in the world like Alec Bradley, Cuban Stock Cigars, Miami Cigar & Company, Padrón, and Rocky Patel. Head to the Norco Fairgrounds (144 West Schuylkill Road, Pottstown, PA) on June 3, 2017 for a day full of fat stogies, drinks, [...]

Spring Fun at King of Prussia Town Center

King of Prussia Town Center, Montgomery County’s groundbreaking experiential outdoor center, will come to life this spring and summer with a selection of free, fun, family-friendly events. Live @ Town Center: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30pm Beginning in April and running through August, every third Wednesday, live music entertainers will perform from 6:30-8:30pm on the green [...]

28th Annual NarbEarth Day

Calling all who want to celebrate and save our dear Earth! The 28th annual NarbEarth Day will be held on Saturday April 22nd, from noon to 4 p.m.  Come connect with the EPA, Clean Air Council and Citizens Climate Lobby, as well as local groups such as GMO Free PA, Providence Animal Center and Roughwood Seed Collection. Walk over or ride [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Earth Day Workday in the Park”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host an “Earth Day Workday” program in the park on Saturday, April 22nd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join staff as we celebrate Earth Day with a day of service in the park. We will continue our ongoing battle to eliminate invasive plants from along the Perkiomen Trail. [...]

Plan to Paddle the Perkiomen

By Betsy Natter Make plans now to spend time this spring and summer on Montgomery County’s beautiful Perkiomen Creek. Three special events sponsored by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy will allow participants to challenge their physical stamina, enjoy and learn about the natural habitat surrounding the watershed and simply have fun. It’s the Perkiomen Trifecta and [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” Saturday March 11th

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will offer a “Waterfowl Watch” program on Saturday March 11th at 1:00 p.m.  The spring migration of ducks, geese and swans should be well underway as we search the lakes of Green Lane Park. Join us in our search for these north-bound travelers. Bring binoculars and meet at Tennis Court [...]

Maple Sugar Magic at Green Lane Park

Magic on Saturday, March 4, 2017. There will be two demonstrations, beginning at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Join staff celebrating the annual maple sap harvest in the park. Park staff and volunteers will demonstrate this centuries-old American process which includes tree tapping, boiling of sap in our evaporator, and the tradition of “sugaring off”. Visitors can [...]